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The Gilded Chamber

by Rebecca Kohn

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Rugged Land .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • O.T.,
  • Fiction - Religious,
  • Fantasy,
  • Fiction,
  • Religious - Biblical,
  • Queen of Persia,
  • History of Biblical events,
  • Christian - Biblical,
  • Christian - General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Esther, Queen of Persia,
  • Fantasy - Historical,
  • Bible.,
  • Biographical fiction,
  • Esther,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8849325M
    ISBN 10159071024X
    ISBN 109781590710241
    OCLC/WorldCa54765102

    Book recommendations for people who like The Gilded Chamber by Rebecca Kohn. Register for free to build your own book lists. Books. Quotes. Blog. Sign In. Sign Up. The Gilded Chamber . The Gilded Chamber. by Rebecca Kohn. I was taken into the king's palace under the supervision of Hegai, the guardian of the women, the lord of the harem. His understanding of the king's desire was such that he knew upon sight if a girl would bring pleasure to the royal bedchamber. All who arrived without obvious disease were washed and groomed and displayed before him.

    Much of "The Gilded Chamber" is set in a harem and affords the reader with a glimpse of life among the pampered concubines. I thought Esther's experience living amongst a group of women, confined to closed quarters, to be somewhat superficial.   The Gilded Chamber by Rebecca Kohn One girl, one nation, one chance Esther's story is one of the most dramatic in the Bible: a renowned beauty, she used her feminine wiles to capture the heart of a king and so win the deliverance of her people from the threat of ry: Fiction Books > Historical Fiction.

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The Gilded Chamber by Rebecca Kohn Download PDF EPUB FB2

And The Gilded Chamber's take on the role of the faith in the lives of Mordechai and Esther is surprising and intriguing; for a story ripped from the pages of the Hebrew Bible, it's almost startling to imagine Mordechai as an unobservant Jew, or Esther as a girl who doesn't know a single Hebrew prayer; the transformations of Mordechai and Esther, and the unwavering faith of Puah and /5(57).

The Gilded Chamber: A Novel of Queen Esther. For centuries her name has been a byword for feminine beauty, guile, and wisdom. This sweeping, meticulously researched novel restores Esther to her full, complex humanity while reanimating the glittering Persian empire /5.

And The Gilded Chamber's take on the role of the faith in the lives of Mordechai and Esther is surprising and intriguing; for a story ripped from the pages of the Hebrew Bible, it's almost startling to imagine Mordechai as an unobservant Jew, or Esther as a girl who doesn't know a single Hebrew prayer; the transformations of Mordechai and Esther, and the unwavering faith of Puah and Freni, is one /5(56).

The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations. Rebecca Kohn lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with her husband and daughter.

This is her first novel. Praise. “The Gilded Chamber is a world unto itself and one well worth entering.” —Margaret George, author of Mary, Called Magdalene. “Rebecca Kohn takes us. THE GILDED CHAMBER: A Novel of Queen Esther. Rebecca Kohn, Author. Rugged Land $ (p) ISBN In this measured, eloquent retelling of Jewish heroine Esther's rise from.

Guilded Chamber. The book was more fiction than fact. If you want the story of Esther, look elsewhere. The book was too "R" rated to be Bibical. The sexual overtones of the book gratitous, especially for this story.

If the author wanted to write fiction about a Jewish girl and a king, should have called it something other than Esther/5(3). Get this from a library. The gilded chamber: a novel of Queen Esther. [Rebecca Kohn] -- A retelling of the life of the great Jewish heroine follows the future queen from her youth as an orphan growing up in the home of her cousin, a high-ranking court official to whom she is betrothed.

The Gilded Chamber. Written by Rebecca Kohn Review by Michael I. Shoop. This excellent first novel expands upon and breathes new life into the age-old biblical story of Esther.

In the 5th century B.C, a young Jewish girl named Hadassah is taken from Babylon to the exotic Persian capital at Susa to live with her beloved cousin, Mordechai.

About the Author Rebecca Kohn lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with her husband and daughter. The Gilded Chamber is is her first novel. Excerpt. © Reprinted by s: texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The gilded chamber: a novel of Queen Esther by Kohn, Rebecca.

Publication date Topics Esther, Queen of Persia -- Fiction, Esther, Queen of Persia, Bible. She finds a world racked by intrigue and unfathomable hatreds and realizes that the only way to survive is to win the heart of its king.

Passionate, suspenseful, and historically authentic, The Gilded Chamber illuminates the dilemma of a woman torn between her heart and her sense of duty, resulting in pure narrative enchantment/5(12).

About The Gilded Chamber For centuries her name has been a byword for feminine beauty, guile, and wisdom. This sweeping, meticulously researched novel restores Esther to her full, complex humanity while reanimating the glittering Persian empire in which her story unfolded.

"The Gilded Chamber" is a world unto itself and one well worth entering. (Margaret George, author of "Mary, Called Magdalene") A triumph of historical imagination and a. Rebecca Kohn lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with her husband and daughter. The Gilded Chamber is is her first novel.

Praise For The Gilded Chamber: A Novel of Queen Esther " The Gilded Chamber is a world unto itself and one well worth entering.". The Gilded Chamber: A Novel of Queen Esther by Rebecca Kohn | Queen esther, Books, Story of esther Author Info: Rebecca Kohn October See also: Rebecca Kohn 2 books reviewed Religion.

First a disclaimer: Ms Kohn is a neighbor and a friend--so some partiality is likely unavoidable in this review/ The Gilded Chamber By Rebecca Kohn Esther is orphaned when her parents both die in Babylon.

She is a young girl and betrothed to a much older cousin, Mordechi, who works as the treasury official for the King. He has more or less hidden his Jewish affiliation and lived away from his family for many years/5(15).

Queen Esther is a little-known figure to many people. How much did you know about her before reading this book. Were 2. As queen, Esther is part of a decadent world of beautiful clothes and jewelry, of abundant, exotic food and 3.

At times it is easy to forget that Esther, the pampered. The Gilded Chamber: A Novel of Queen Esther by Kohn, Rebecca and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Gilded Chamber creatively re-works the famous story to show us how this young girl came to be in the harem of King Xerxes and how her path to womanhood enabled her to save a nation and find peace.

This is a tale of strength, seduction and survival, and of the solidarity of women; its descriptions of the Persian palace and the secrets.

Book Overview For centuries her name has been a byword for feminine beauty, guile, and wisdom. This sweeping, meticulously researched novel restores Esther to her full, complex humanity while reanimating the glittering Persian empire in which her story unfolded.5/5(5). Capturing the passionate longings and political danger that have made Esther's legacy so timeless, The Gilded Chamber blends meticulous research with gripping storytelling to transport us to an ancient time in the far-flung Persian Empire.

“The Gilded Chamber: A Novel of Queen Esther ” by Rebecca Kohn is a familiar story, Hadassah, a Jewish orphan, is being brought to the court of King Xerxes as a possible queen. Hiding her Jewish origins she changes her name to Esther, becomes queen .